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|Airport||Liverpool John Lennon Airport 10 km|
|Ferry||Pier Head 2 km|
|Train station||Liverpool Lime Street Station 2 km|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near Liverpool
|Great for||City breaks, Nightlife|
How to get there
By air - Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just 8 miles from the City Centre. There are regular scheduled flights from Belfast, and Dublin, Cork, the Isle of Man, Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Geneva, Madrid, Nice, Paris, Palma and Malaga. Merseytravel operates a regular low-cost bus service into the City Centre seven days a week and taxis are also available. If you wish to book a hire car for your arrival at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Manchester Airport offers an International gateway from all parts of the world. There is a rail link from Manchester Airport directly into Liverpool City Centre. (Journey time 1½ hours. There are regular shuttle flights into Manchester from Britain's other major airports including Gatwick and Heathrow.)
By train - Intercity services run from major towns and cities into Liverpool Lime Street Station. The journey time from London to Liverpool isjust over 2.5 hours. Links are also available to other parts of Merseyside.
By coach - There are good express connections to Liverpool from most towns and cities in Britain (to Liverpool there are half hourly services from Manchester, services every hour to York and every two hours to London and Birmingham).
By road - From the M6 the city is easily reached via the M58, M56 and M62 motorways. Liverpool city centre is approximately 45 minutes' drive from Chester, Manchester and North Wales. It is just over 1 hour from Blackpool, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Moors and the Peak District National Parks, and just over 4 hours from London.
By sea - Services between Liverpool (Birkenhead) and Belfast and Dublin are operated by Norfolk Line, and between Liverpool and Douglas by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.